Capos: Because Not Everyone Has Vise Grips for Hands

Capos: Because Not Everyone Has Vise Grips for Hands

Capos are an easy way to change your key in a flash. You clamp them on, bingo. New key. Really experienced players with well developed hands can avoid capos. They just play what they need to play. Even so, capos can be helpful, even to experienced players. I, for one, prefer top chords to barre chords. A capo lets me play in top chords keys that would be totally barred. I like that. Keep in…

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Three Inexpensive Father’s Day Gifts for Guitar Playing Dads

Three Inexpensive Father’s Day Gifts for Guitar Playing Dads

Father’s Day can either be a day you get something you want – I want a Gibson Les Paul goldtop guitar – or a day you don’t. So let’s be real and suggest a handful of things that any guitar playing Dad will be happy to unwrap instead golf balls and socks. And in this case, all cost less than the guitar tuning peg on a Les Paul goldtop. 1. Wear your Fender amp allegiance loud and…

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